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Mambukal
Photo By Austin Rex Lobaton

  • Title: Mambukal
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  • Country: Philippines
  • Nearest Area: Mt. Kanlaon Volcano
  • Nearest Town: Murcia Province of Negros Occidental
  • Brief Directions: The mountain resort takes about 45 minutes drive from the capital city Bacolod in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. Reservation office is in Bacolod City with contact numbers +63-2-4337532, +63-2-9282101, +63-2-9295671; website: http://www.mambukalhaven.com/
  • GPS Longitude: 10.512229
  • GPS Latitude: 123.102726
  • Best Season: Summer
  • Description: The Mambukal Resort in Murcia, Negros Occidental has bats as tourist attraction. There resort has 3 species of bats – the Philippine Flying Fox (Philippine Giant Fruit Bat), the Philippine bare-backed fruit bat, and the Little Golden-mantled Flying Fox, which is already endangered. They produce a nitrogen-rich organic fertilizer called guano. Bats are included in the list of animals protected by Republic Act 9147 (Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act).[5] The provincial government-owned Mambucal Resort inaugurated its "Butterfly Garden," on December, 2007. Live predators of butterflies like tarantula, wild geckos, scorpions, millipedes and centipedes were displayed.[6] Wikipedia (Culture and Economy)
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